Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr and Norwegian Red Cross deliver urgent equipment to new Ebola Treatment Center in Sierra

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed its latest flight in support of the global relief effort to counter the outbreak of the Ebola disease by transporting medical equipment from Oslo to Freetown, Sierra Leone, on behalf of the Norwegian Red Cross. Read More »

PACTL sets new record for freight volumes in 2014

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Air Cargo

Shanghai Pudong Int’l Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) has achieved tonnage growth of 16.15 percent year-on-year, reaching a total figure of 1,502,113 tons of freight in 2014. After setting a series of monthly records, PACTL has now registered the strongest annual results in the company’s history. Read More »

Chan takes new role at Hactl

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Air Cargo

Lilian Chan, Executive Director of Hactl – Hong Kong’s largest cargo handler – is taking up a new role as Global Ambassador for the company, commencing 1st February 2015. Read More »

Frankfurt Airport reports rising cargo volumes despite several strikes

AJOT | January 20, 2015 | Air Cargo

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) cargo volumes (airfreight + airmail) at Frankfurt Airport advanced in 2014, rising by 1.7 percent to about 2.2 million metric tons by year-end.  Read More »

The Transit Group speeds shipment process with IVS’s e-Waybill solution powered by WIN

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

The Transit Group in South Africa is using software by IVS to produce electronic Security Declarations and take advantage of WIN’s connectivity to 90 airlines. Read More »

Streamlining FAA’s Regulatory Certification Processes To Be Focus of Hearing

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Air Cargo

The first hearing of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 114th Congress will focus on FAA reauthorization, and reforming and streamlining the regulatory certification processes, a key to helping the United States remain a global leader in aviation. Read More »

Fraport Traffic Figures – December & Full Year 2014

AJOT | January 19, 2015 | Air Cargo

Frankfurt Airport Reports Rising Passenger and Cargo Volumes Despite Several Strikes. Trend Towards Larger Aircraft and Better Capacity Utilization Continues – Airports in Fraport’s International Portfolio Record Strong Traffic Growth. Read More »

DHL celebrates new $35 million Chicago facility with ribbon cutting

AJOT | January 16, 2015 | Air Cargo | International Trade

Mayor Rahm Emanuel acknowledges 500 jobs moving to City of Chicago. New facility at Chicago O’Hare International is the largest free standing building in the DHL Global Forwarding worldwide network Serves as a Foreign Trade Zone and bonded Container Freight Station Read More »

Aeroflot and SCA sign agreement for additional 20 SSJ-100s

AJOT | January 16, 2015 | Air Cargo

JSC Aeroflot and JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) have signed an agreement for an additional 20 of the latest Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. Read More »

TIACA calls for risk-based approach to security as US issues new freighter regulations

AJOT | January 15, 2015 | Air Cargo

TIACA members have been advised that recently released updates to Security Programs for all-cargo aircraft in the USA must be implemented by February 16th, 2015. Read More »

VOLGA-DNEPR and Norwegian Red Cross deliver urgent equipment to new Ebola Centre

AJOT | January 15, 2015 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has completed its latest flight in support of the global relief effort to counter the outbreak of the Ebola disease by transporting medical equipment from Oslo to Freetown, Sierra Leone, on behalf of the Norwegian Red Cross. Read More »

Huntsville International Airport reopens east runway

AJOT | January 13, 2015 | Air Cargo

After a 9 month improvement project, Huntsville International Airport has reopened its east runway along with adjacent taxiways.  Read More »

Jettainer awarded ISO 14001 environmental certification

AJOT | January 12, 2015 | Air Cargo

Jettainer, the leading international service partner for outsourced ULD management, has successfully passed its first environmental audit and has been certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental management standards. Read More »

Lufthansa sees 2015 fuel bill down 13%

Reuters | January 12, 2015 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa expects its fuel bill to fall by 13 percent in 2015 because of lower oil prices, setting it on course for higher profit this year. Read More »

Volga-Dnepr demonstrates fleet capability as Boeing 737F delivers valuable cargo to Moscow

AJOT | January 12, 2015 | Air Cargo

Volga-Dnepr Group’s ‘cargo supermarket’ solution, which matches the best aircraft from its unique fleet to every customer request, came up with the perfect solution for a shipment of valuable cargo from Vienna to Moscow. Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo flies calmly through a challenging year

AJOT | January 12, 2015 | Air Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo took to the skies with well-filled aircraft over the past twelve months. Read More »

IAG Cargo joins the top table at the Airforwarders Association

AJOT | January 12, 2015 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

IAG Cargo has become the world’s first international carrier to gain Platinum membership of the Airforwarders Association (AfA) – the organisation that represents the voice of the air freight forwarding industry. Read More »

LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly statistics for December 2014

AJOT | January 12, 2015 | Air Cargo

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. and its subsidiaries, the leading airline group in Latin America, has reported its preliminary monthly traffic statistics for December 2014 compared to December 2013. Read More »

Freight forwarders welcome Emirates SkyCargo all-in airfreight rates

AJOT | January 08, 2015 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has given a cautious welcome to the news that Emirates SkyCargo is set to move to all-in pricing, including fuel and security surcharges, on air freight shipments to and from Europe from February 1st and on the airline's global network from March 1st. Read More »

Airlines bid to take Tokyo airport slot from Delta Air Lines

Reuters | January 06, 2015 | Air Cargo

American Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines formally launched bids to wrest control of a key slot in Tokyo's Haneda Airport from Delta Air Lines as part of a fight among the carriers to stake out a greater presence in Asia. Read More »